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2013: Creating a Better Journey

Transport is fundamental to the economy as a means of connecting people and moving goods. Years of economic growth have stretched our transport systems beyond levels where they can operate as reliably and efficiently as we demand. A joint Arthur D. Little report examines these trends and potential...

"Knowledge is the only Resource that Increases through Use

Snapshots from a selection of Prism articles

As Arthur D. Little celebrates its 120th anniversary we reprint snapshots from a selection of Prism articles from the 1990s to see how the concepts and thoughts presented back then fare in today’s light.
Strategy

How to Make Belgium a Hotspot for Innovation

Results of a Survey among Managers of Enterprises in Belgium

The Federation of Belgian Enterprises and Arthur D. Little jointly undertook a study to measure the satisfaction of managers of companies in Belgium with the boundary conditions that influence the innovation capacity of their company.
Technology & innovation management

The Social and Economic Impact of Publicly Funded Research in 35

The Social and Economic Impact of Publicly Funded Research in 35 Participating Universities

Arthur D. Little was commissioned by 35 universities to conduct a study of the impact of research in their institutions - primarily from the 'post-92' group. The study showed that such institutions play a key part in sustaining what England's Higher Education Funding Council calls "A dynamic and...
Public services, Technology & innovation management

Coping with Pressure in European Air Traffic Control

Understanding the developments in the provision of air navigation services in Europe

More planes carrying more people and more goods to more destinations are exerting ever-increasing pressure on Europe’s air navigation service providers (ANSPs). This report highlights the findings from a study of developments in the European air navigation services landscape to see where the...

Delocalization of R&D

Development to follow the production trend?

Discussion of the development footprint is omnipresent in Western media. In our survey  conducted across 54 global companies in the aerospace & defence, automotive, manufacturing and electronics industries we found out that most of the R&D headcount growth in the next five years will...
Industrial goods & services

Telecom Operators

Caution - work ahead

More than ever, European telecom operators must juggle between shrinking revenues in their traditional businesses on the one hand and opportunities to capture growth in attractive new markets on the other, driven by the development of fixed and mobile broadband.

The Carbon Margin

Translating Carbon Exposure into Competitive Advantage

The carbon margin urges all business sectors to view emerging carbon constraints as an opportunity to develop new profit streams and gain competitive advantage. This report provides a guide to the specific risks and opportunities carbon exposure presents for each major industry sector, and explains...
Sustainability

The Role of Green Branding in the Race to Innovate World Energy M

Consumer-driven market innovation

At "Solutions for Sustainability", the 12th annual conference of the German-British forum held in London on 11 and 12 October 2007, Arthur D. Little emphasised the role of green branding. We are seeing consumer-driven market innovation. With green electricity tariffs, some consumers are...
Sustainability

Innovation for Value

Creating business value through innovation

Arthur D. Little's latest report, "Innovation for Value", examines and articulates how businesses can strategically review their innovation culture and processes to create business value and long-term competitive advantage.
Technology & innovation management